Conference management


Avenida 5 de Outubro, 53 - 2

1050-048 Lisbon

Phone: (+351) 21 315 51 35


Rachel Hartnell

Rachel is Cefas’ Aquatic Food Security Director and head of the Weymouth laboratory, she is also the Director of the EU Reference Laboratory for monitoring bacteriological and viral contamination of bivalve molluscs. Her area of specialist interest is the study of water borne human pathogens (norovirus and hepatitis A virus and Vibrio spp), method development and validation. Rachel is a member of several technical advisory groups at ISO/CEN on food microbiology, EU and FAO/WHO expert groups and works closely with EU DG Sante providing advice and audit for seafood safety.

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